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The warehouse is Farmer's Warehouse, across the river. The date Sept. 17, 1960. That day, JFK stopped at Farmers, where thousands had gathered to see him. After a mock tobacco auction led by Ray Oglesby, Arthur Tripp presented JFK with a farm program plaque. Kennedy enjoyed the warehouse stop greatly, and some of the tobacco went with the motorcade to ECC College Stadium where the main rally was held. After Kennedy was killed, a memorial service was held at Farmer's.
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